Movie & TV Theme Parties

Basing your party on a movie or television show provides you lots of characters, backgrounds and conversation starters. Try to choose one that your guests know or can watch before the party.

Big Bang Theory Party

Gather some fellow fans, get the game, dress up as your favourite character – Sheldon, Leonard, Penny, Howard or Raj – and have some competitive fun. BAZINGA!!!! See the game and full range of collectables from Coolthings. Big Bang Costumes You can probably find normal clothes to dress up, but for the host or someone [...]

Mighty Boosh Party Ideas

There are heaps of characters you can dress up as for a Boosh party, and luckily most of them have something distinctive about them. Some characters are Naboo, Bollo, Dixon Bainbridge, Bob Fossil, The Hitcher, Rudi van DiSarzio, Old Gregg, The Moon, Saboo, The Spirit of Jazz, Vince Noir – Vince is easy. You can [...]

Batman Party

There are many options when it comes to a Batman party – you can go the camp route (think the Adam West television series or Tim Burton’s movie) or you can go with something more serious (think The Dark Knight). Cast of characters – Batman, The Joker, Harley Quinn, Catwoman, Robin, Poison Ivy, Batgirl, and [...]

Saturday Night Fever Party Ideas

The film was released in 1977 and stars a young Travolta. By night he is the king of the local disco, 2001 Odyssey. Have fun with this theme! Play some 70s disco, practice your jives and boogies, wear some flares and sparkly 70s costumes and decorate with disco balls and lights. Another film from the [...]

Sex And The City

Sex And The City Party Ideas It was the cultural phenomenon of the late nineties and early naughties. Four single, sexy and successful women living and working in New York City. We lived and died with Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda’s successes, struggles and failures in love, life and work. Get the girls together and [...]

Hollywood Parties

You’ve got a lot of scope with a Hollywood party. You could ask people to come as their favourite movie character or actor, or you could specify a movie genre (action, musical, western, chick flick) or era (silent movies, black & white, talkies, colour, etc). Hollywood Party Costumes Costume Box – Thousands of Fancy Dress [...]

Star Wars Party Ideas

Star Wars Toys & Collectibles Cool Things is all about the latest cool gadgets, gizmos and gifts that make you say “That’s Cool.”  Their StarWars gifts and collectables have games, gadgets, posters and novelties. Star Wars Costumes and Clothing Costumes.com.au is based in Melbourne and delivers costumes and accessories (including shoes, hats, wigs, party supplies [...]

Rocky Horror Party

It’s just a jump to the left…Rocky Horror parties are all about schlocky science fiction, picture shows, double features, and having an old fashioned sing-a-long. Cast of characters: Brad and Janet, Dr Frank-N-Furter, Magenta, Columbia, Riff Raff, Eddie, Rocky, Dr Scott, and the Narrator. Rocky Horrow Show Costumes Costumes.com.au is based in Melbourne and delivers [...]

Indiana Jones Party

Indiana Jones Party Costumes Dress as Indiana Jones with a leather jacket, distinctive wide-brimmed fedora and bullwhip. Costume Box – Thousands of fancy dress costumes, wigs, hats, accessories and masks. Most costumes dispatched within 24 hours. All costumes displayed are in stock. Based in Sydney, they ship Australia-wide at a flat rate. See their Indiana [...]

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe Theme Parties Marilyn Monroe is the icon of glamorous Hollywood parties and offers plenty of opportunities for flirtatious renditions of “I wanna be loved by you…” and “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend”. Hollywood Party Costumes Costume Box – Thousands of Fancy Dress costumes for adults and kids for all occasions. Most costumes [...]

Superheroes Party Ideas

Whether you choose a general superhero party or narrow it down to a specific superhero, these parties provide lots of scope to choose a character (don’t forget all the villains and support characters), lots of silliness overacting the part and even some superhero tournaments. Superheroes Party Costumes Costumes.com.au is based in Melbourne and delivers costumes [...]

James Bond 007 Party

Send invitations via top secret memo. Bond gadgets To create an atmosphere of mystery and glamour, coordinate your partyware (table cloths, plates, drinking cups) in basic black. Clothing and Costumes A James Bond party offers lots of costume possibilities for men and women. For men – The quintessential Bond costume is the tuxedo. For a [...]

Elvis Party Theme

From Jailhouse Rock to the Las Vegas years, Elvis Presley’s many iconic looks between the 1950s and 1970s provide plenty of inspiration to help celebrate The King’s legacy.  Don’t forget that as well as the music, you have all the movies to base your party on. How many Elvises can you have at one party?  [...]

Alice in Wonderland & Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Host a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party for a birthday, a get-together with friends or for someone who loves Alice in Wonderland. Characters from Alice in Wonderland include Alice, the Mad Hatter, the March Hare, the Dormouse, Dina, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Queen of Hearts, the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat, the Mock Turtle, Bill the [...]

Grease Party Ideas

Grease is the word! Released in 1978 and set in 1958, the teen flick has become a favourite and a classic. There is so much about Grease that makes it a fun movie to watch and a great theme to party to; the fashion, the hair, the decade, the music and the corny lines. Browse [...]

The Wizard of Oz – We’re off to see the Wizard!

The film, The Wizard of Oz was made in 1939. It starred Judy Garland and was based on a novel written in 1900. This is a fun theme for a party as there are so many quirky characters to choose from. There is also a great selection of songs to play and sing-a-long to – [...]

Caveman / Flintstones Party

Feel free to act the Neanderthal at a caveman party! This is a fun theme for guests who don’t mind getting a bit primitive. Browse the shops below for some great ideas for a cavemen party. Flintstone Characters – Fred, Wilma and Pebbles Flintstone, Barney, Betty and Bamm Bamm Rubble and of course Dino. Clothing [...]

Doctor Who Party

A great theme for fans of Dr Who. Guests can dress as their favourite doctor, or one of his female companions, or a dalek, cyberman, weeping angel or many other characters. Doctor Who Party Products & Decorations You obviously need a Tardis, either standalone or making it the entrance to a room so that when [...]